A subdued pair of colourful tights worn within a monochromatic palette looks great. Our forum member Shiny captures the look perfectly in this ensemble. Her plum tights are a similar shade to the sweater dress and boots. The overall effect is playful yet sophisticated and very flattering.

The brightly coloured pink and red tights below are a different story. I don’t see them working for anything other than a theatrical occasion.

I surprised myself on this one. I adore bright colours and encourage people to add fun, colour-rich elements to their wardrobes. But somehow bright tights don’t make the cut. They look juvenile and jarring, rather than stylish. Maybe my eye will adapt to this trend, but for now, I say nay.

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